Inducted: June 18, 1994 in Indianapolis, IN
Date of Birth: May 27, 1939 in Indianapolis
High School Honors: Football co-captain and Most Valuable Player in senior year.
College Attended: Indiana Central College Graduated: 1963
(now known as University of Indianapolis)
College Honors: Earned 4 letters as an offensive and defensive lineman; co-captain senior year; named as a linebacker on Greyhound's All-Time Football Team.
Coaching Experience: Assistant coach at Greensburg, IN, 1964-1966, then head coach 1966–1968; head coach at Whiteland HS 1968-1970; assistant coach at University of Indianapolis 1970-1972 and head coach 1972-1993; career head coaching record of 114-98-9.
Coaching Honors: Alumni Varsity Club Coach of the Year 1968 and 1975; Conference Coach of the Year 1975, 1978, and 1981; most winning coach in U of I history.
Outstanding Players Coached: Six Kodak All-America players - Dick Nalley (1973-1976), who was Indiana’s all-time collegiate rushing record holder; Tom Zupancic (1974-1977), who became a strength and conditioning coach for Indianapolis Colts; also produced 4 Tony Hinkle Scholar/Athlete Award winners and 90 All-Conference players; coached his three sons in college - two All-Conference and one All-American.
Special Recognition: Served as a professor at U of I; served on City Council for six years prior to becoming Mayor of Greenwood, IN.
Family: Wife, Beverly; children, Jennie, Mark, Scott, and Tim; two grandchildren.